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FAU to Host ‘Exercise Is Medicine’ Event

WHAT:                Florida Atlantic University’s department
                            of exercise science and health will host
                            “Exercise is Medicine” event.

               Monday, May 17 through Thursday, May 20
                            10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

            Florida Atlantic University
                            Arena lobby
                            777 Glades Road, Boca Raton

                 Free and open to the public

        For information, contact Anita
                            D’Angelo-Herold at 561-297-3752


Florida Atlantic University’s department of exercise science and health will host an event on behalf of “Exercise is Medicine” month, an initiative of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Association. An information table will be set-up in the lobby of the Arena, providing information on how to get started with an exercise program, as well as basic guidelines for exercise. In addition, there will be the opportunity to schedule an appointment for fitness testing and exercise prescription. The basic testing and prescription is free to students, faculty, staff and local community members.  

- FAU –

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